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DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS 
NOTICE OF REGULAR ELECTRON COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020 @ 7PM
COMMUNITY HALL, 729 FINLAYSON ARM ROAD

At this time, Council meetings will be held electronically. It is possible for the District to ‘invite’ a limited number of people to observe the meeting electronically using the Application called “Zoom”. If you would be interested in joining the Council meeting to observe please contact the District directly, prior to 12:00 pm on the meeting day, at: info@highlands.ca and staff will inform how this will occur. Although it is possible for members of the public to ‘attend’ a Council meeting electronically, we would encourage you to communicate with Council by forwarding any comments regarding an agenda item in writing via email at info@highlands.ca or via Canada Post – District of Highlands, 1980 Millstream Road, Victoria, BC, V9B 6H or by dropping your comments at in the mail slot available at the District Office

A G E N D A

We acknowledge that we are gathered in the traditional territories of the Lkwungen and Sencoten speaking First Nations with whom we are committed to building stronger working relations.

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1.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA


2.

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS


2.1.

Presentation from Auditors - Draft 2019 Financial Statements and Audit Findings Report

Recommendation:  That Council approve the draft 2019 Financial Statements and receive the Audit Findings Report
3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


3.1.

Council – April 6, 2020

Recommendation:  Adopt

3.2.

Special Council – April 15, 2020

Recommendation:  Receive
3.3.

West Shore Parks and Recreation Society – March 12, 2020

Recommendation:  Receive
4.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS


4.1.

Councillor Anderson

Heritage Select Committee, Western Communities Policing Advisory Committee 
4.2.

Councillor A. Baird

CRD Climate Action Committee, CRD Housing Trust Fund Commission
4.3.

Councillor G. Baird

Capital Region Invasive Species Partnership, CRD Regional Water Supply Commission,  CRD Juan de Fuca Water  Distribution Commission 
4.4.

Councillor McLean

Coexisting with Carnivores Alliance, Greater Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee, Inter-municipal Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, Sustainable Land Use Select Committee 
4.5.

Councillor Roessingh

Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications, CRD Arts, Greater Victoria Public Library
4.6.

Councillor Rose Stanton

Emergency Planning and Social Sustainability Select Committee 
4.7.

Mayor's Report


5.

RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS


6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


7.1.

Report – Corporate Officer, April 30, 2020

RE:  2020  GRANT IN AID REQUESTS  
Recommendation: That Council provide direction to staff on the allocation of Grant in Aid funding for 2020.

8.

CORRESPONDENCE


8.1.

Correspondence – District of Metchosin, March 19, 2020

RE:  COVID 19 TESTING NEEDED FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
8.2.

Correspondence – District of Metchosin, April 14, 2020

RE:  PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICER DISPATCH CONCERNS
9.

BYLAWS


9.1.

Report – Chief Administrative Officer, May 1, 2020

RE:   FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN BYLAW NO. 420, 2020; TAX RATES BYLAW NO. 421, 2020; ALTERNATIVE MUNICIPAL TAX SCHEME BYLAW NO. 422, 2020
Recommendation:  
That: 
1. Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 420, 2020 be read a First, Second and Third time, and adopted. 
2. Tax Rates Bylaw No. 421, 2020 be read a First, Second and Third time, and adopted. 
And, if Council wishes to postpone the usual penalty for class 1 (residential), class 2 (utilities) and class 9 (farm) by one month:
That: 
3. Alternative Municipal Tax Scheme Bylaw No. 422, 2020 be read a First, Second and Third time, and adopted. 

10.

NEW BUSINESS


10.1.

Report – Planner, April 24, 2020

RE:  DEVELOPMENT PERMIT DP -11-19 -  4890 MUNN ROAD
Recommendation:  That Council approve DP-11-19.

10.1.1.

Correspondence Received from the Public

Recommendation:  That the correspondence regarding DP-11-19 be received. 
11.

IN CAMERA

That Council move In Camera to discuss items specific to the Community Charter, specifically s.90(1) (c) labour relations or other employee relations.
12.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


13.

ADJOURNMENT